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REMINDER: JUNE BRUSH COLLECTION

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Brush pickup for the month of June begins June 27, 2022. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush will... more

JUNE BRUSH PICKUP

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Brush pickup for the month of June begins June 27, 2022. Following the storms that moved through Goshen June 13, the Street Department worked to clean up the roads from trees, limbs and debris in the most impacted areas of the city. Street Crews used the rest of the week to pick up the bulk of... more

CITY JUNETEENTH EVENT TO CELEBRATE FREEDOM FOR ALL

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Commemorating the end of slavery, and renewing hope and commitment to a vibrant and flourishing future, the City of Goshen Community Relations Commission is hosting a Juneteenth Celebration at Shanklin Park (411 W. Plymouth Ave.) on Sunday, June 19 from 12 p.m.–4 p.m. The event will feature local... more

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INDEPENDENCE DAY

Monday, July 4, 2022

All City Offices closed due to the holiday

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, July 4, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

City Council

Monday, July 4, 2022, 6:00pm

Boards & Commissions

Boards & Commissions


City Council

  • Donald Riegsecker (Republican)
  • Doug Nisley (Republican)
  • Matt Schrock (Republican)
  • Megan Eichorn (Democrat)
  • Gilberto Pérez Jr. (Democrat)
  • Brett Weddell (Republican) - President
  • Julia King (Democrat)
  • Adrian Mora (Youth Adviser)

To learn more about the City Council and ways to contact council members, click here


Board of Public Works & Safety

  • Mayor Jeremy Stutsman
  • Michael Landis (Appointed 7/00)
  • Mary Nichols (Appointed 11/19)
  • Barb Swartley (Appointed 5/21)
  • Dewayne Riouse (Appointed 5/21)

To learn more about the Board of Public Works & Safety, click here


Redevelopment Commission

The City of Goshen established the Goshen Redevelopment Commission to act as a catalyst for new development in targeted areas. This is done through techniques including real estate acquisition, site preparation, environmental remediation and providing public infrastructure to the site. Annual appointments are made by the Mayor and City Council, and a 2-year liaison is appointed by the School Board.

  • Tom Stump, appointed by Mayor (term 1/21 - 12/21)
  • Vince Turner, appointed by Mayor (term 1/21 - 12/21)
  • Brian Garber, appointed by Mayor (term 1/21 - 12/21)
  • Andrea Johnson, appointed by Council (term 1/21 - 12/21)
  • Brett Weddell, appointed by Council (term 1/21 - 12/21)
  • Bradd Weddell, school liaison appointed by Council (term 1/21 - 12/21)

To learn more about the Redevelopment Commission, click here


Plan Commission

  • Josh Corwin, City Engineering – Ongoing appointment
  • Richard Worsham, President, Board of Public Works and Safety appointment (term 1/22 - 12/22)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/22 - 12/25)
  • Caleb Morris, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/21 - 12/24)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/23)
  • Hesston Lauver, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/22 - 12/25)
  • Doug Nisley appointed by Council (term 1/21 - 12/23)
  • Rolando Ortiz, Vice-President, appointed by Mayor (term 1/19 - 12/22)
  • James Wellington, appointed by Park Board (term 1/19 - 12/22)

To learn more about Plan Commission, click here. 


Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Hesston Lauver, appointed by Plan Commission (1/22 - 12/25)*
  • Tom Holtzinger, Chair, appointed by Mayor (1/22 - 12/25)*
  • Bethany Campbell, Vice-Chair, appointed by Mayor (1/20 - 12/23)
  • Michael Potuck, appointed by Mayor (1/20 - 12/23)
  • Lee Rohn, Secretary, appointed by the City Council (1/21 - 12/24)

To learn more about the Board of Zoning Appeals, click here. 
* Is a member of the City of Goshen Plan Commission


Board of Building Appeals

  • JC Schrock, appointed by Mayor (7/14 - 6/16)
  • Brad Hunsberger. appointed by Mayor (7/15 - 6/17)
  • Fire Chief, appointed by Mayor
  • Tim Short, appointed by Council (7/17 - 6/19)
  • Pete Weddell, appointed by Council (7/18 - 6/20)

Board of Aviation Commissioners

  • Denny Richmond (1/19 - 12/22)
  • Galen Miller (1/18 - 12/21)
  • Steve Johnson (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Patty Morgan (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Jeff Harztler (1/18 - 12/21)

To learn more about the Board of Aviation, click here


Community Relations Commission

  • Sreekala Rajagopalan (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Glenn Null (1/21 - 12/23)
  • Ed Groff (1/20 - 12/22)
  • Cathie Cripe (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Tyrone Malik Cato (1/21 - 12/23)
  • Steve Bermundez (Youth Adviser) 
  • Megan Eichorn (City Council Liaison)

To learn more about the Community Relations Commission, click here.  To see a full list of commissioners and contact information, click here.


Board of Cemetery Trustees

  • Pete Weddell (1/20–12/23)
  • Mary Lou Hetler (1/21–12/24)
  • Michelle Kercher (1/19–12/22)
  • Phil Self (1/18–12/21)
  • Colin Yoder (1/18–12/21)

This board meets quarterly, on the first Thursday, 2 p.m., at the City Hall Conference Room.


Economic Development Commission

  • Don Reigsecker, appointed by Mayor (2/21 - 1/25)
  • Nick Kieffer, appointed by Mayor (2/19 - 1/22)
  • Zac Bontrager, appointed by Council (2/20 - 1/24)

Mayor's Environmental Advisory Committee

  • Kathleen Jones
  • Lewis Naylor
  • James Loewen
  • Paul Steury
  • Jose Chiquito
  • AJ Delgadillo
  • Leah Thill (MACOG)
  • Glenn Gilbert
  • Sophia Yordy (Youth Adviser)
  • Phil Metzler (Adviser)

All members of the MEAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the environment in Goshen. 


Parks & Recreation Board

  • Jennifer Shell (1/20 - 12/23)
  • Bill Veenstra (2/20 - 12/23)
  • Jenni Samuel (1/22 - 12/25)
  • Roger Nafziger (1/21 - 12/21)
  • James Wellington (1/19 - 12/22)
  • Doug Yoder (5/21 - 12/24)
  • Ashley Garcia Coto (Youth Advisor)

This board meets monthly, on the third Monday, 5:30 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center. To learn more about the Parks and Recreation Board, click here.


Shade Tree Board

  • Greg Imbur, appointed by Mayor (1/21 - 12/23)
  • Melanie Helmuth, appointed by Council (1/21 - 12/23)
  • Emma Conrad, appointed by Council (1/22 - 12/24)
  • Erin Floyd, appointed by Council (1/22 - 12/24) 
  • Ryan Smith, appointed by the Council (1/20 - 12/22)
  • Matt Schrock (City Council Liaison)
  • Katie Batson (Youth Advisor)

This board meets monthly, on the fourth Monday, 7 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center.


Traffic Commission

  • Josh Corwin
  • Dennis Richmond
  • Brett Weddell
  • David Gibbs
  • Mario Mora
  • Anthony Powell
  • Nick Kieffer
  • Alan Metcalfe
  • Evan Bontrager

​The Traffic Commission meets every third Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the Annex Conference Room. To submit traffic-related concerns, please email: engineering@goshencity.com.


Goshen Arts Council

To learn more about the Mayor's Art Council, click here. 


Mayor's Latino Advisory Committee

  • Richard Aguirre
  • Rocio Diaz
  • Rosa Alba
  • Jose Elizalde
  • Daisy Gaspar
  • Virginia Munoz
  • Ignacio Zepeda
  • Manuel Cortez
  • Felipe Merino

All members of the MLAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the Latino community in Goshen.


* Appointed by the Goshen City Council